Only 10mins to make your own hummus from scratch
Making your own hummus from scratch is so easy. All you need is 10-15 mins of prep time and you’ll have a wonderful Classic hummus to enjoy at your own time and convenience. You can choose to cook the chickpeas/ garbanzo beans yourself or buy those ready cooked ones in canned form. I used Organic Canned chickpeas that are cooked. First drain the liquid off and de-skin the chickpeas. I read that de-skinning the chickpea yields a smoother hummus. This is optional if you prefer a little texture in your hummus.
Preparing the hummus
The next steps is really simple. I decided to go for a little twist in the traditional hummus recipe by adding in some of our local Singapore flavor- Laksa. You can omit this step if you’re doing the classic version
- Over medium heat, stir laksa paste with 1/4 cup water until well mixed. Set aside to cool. In a food processor, blend tahini, salt and laksa paste together
- Drizzle in extra virgin olive oil and blend again
- Add chickpeas and blend well
- Add in 3 tbsp of water and blend until smooth. If paste is too thick, add more water until desired texture
The exact measurements are provided below.
At this stage, you can decide to add in Paprika for kick or drizzle more olive oil on the top. This recipe is delicious, healthy and perfect for serving as an appetizer or side to your guest. I’m pretty sure your guest will love it as much as we did. Still need more appetizers to spruce up your party table? Do check out some of my other yummy appetizers.
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This hummus dip goes well with crackers, pita bread, toast or even carrot sticks etc. Remember to make a bigger portion as once you start, you won’t be able to stop!
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A creamy and delicious hummus that is so easy to make
- 300 g cooked chickpeas/ canned chickpeas with water drained and skin removed
- 1-2 tbsp laksa paste depends on how spicy you want
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/4 cup tahini I used storebought or you can make your own
- 2 tbsp evoo
- 3 tbsp water
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp paprika optional
Over medium heat, stir laksa paste with 1/4 cup water until well mixed. Set aside to cool
In a food processor, Blend the tahini, salt with the laksa paste until well mixed
Drizzle in the evoo and blend again
Add chickpeas and blend well
Add 3tbsp water and blend till smooth (you can add more if your hummus is too thick)
Season with Paprika (optional) and enjoy with crackers or pita bread
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